Our Gentle Essential Oil Blend is a great way to introduce a baby to the healing effects of essential oils. A warm, sweet, beautifully blue colored blend, it is calming and mildly sedative. Gentle Blend is great for healing and adjusting from birth for both baby and mother.
This blend can be amazing for sensitive individuals and the elderly as well. Make sure to dilute and enjoy the calming benefits and sweet aroma of our Gentle Essential Oil Blend.
Properties: Analgesic, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticarcinogenic, Astringent, Diuretic, Expectorant, Sedative, Tonic, Vulnerary, Antibacterial, Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Digestive, Febrifuge, Hepatic, Stomachic, Vermifuge
Aroma: Sweet and Earthy with Hints of Citrus
Specific Benefits of Gentle Essential Oil Blend:
Frankincense can be used as a helpful tool to boost immunity and protect the body from molds and infections. Frankincense has soothing properties and can help clear up skin irritations.
Roman Chamomile essential oil has a sweet and soothing aroma and it is extremely gentle and useful for all age groups. Generally relaxing and comforting, Roman Chamomile is helpful to bring on sleep and ease tension.
Like Roman Chamomile, German Chamomile is relaxing and comforting. This oil also contains a higher volume of the chemical component chamazulene, giving it its signature blue color and anti-inflammatory properties.
Cape Chamomile, grown in South Africa, has a vibrant blue color and a clean fruity and floral aroma. It is our most powerfully calming variety of
chamomile, great for soothing a fussy disposition.
Yarrow can help boost the pain-relieving effects of chamomile, making this oil useful during teething. Yarrow is known to stimulate circulation, helping carry the oils through the system more efficiency. Yarrow also has astringent properties, shrinking pores and wounds to help heal wounds and irritations.
The warm smell of Mandarin is calming for baby and may help promote digestion.
Helichrsum Italicum gently supports circulation in the body, helping wounds and skin irritations heal more quickly. Helping to regulate the flow of blood, Helichrysum is a great aide in healing trauma and promoting heart energy. A case of baby acne can be helped to heal more quickly with this oil. Our Newborn Baby Essential Oil Blend is safe for babies and children when properly diluted.
Guidelines for Essential oils Suitable for Children and Number of Drops Per age, per ounce of carrier oil for massage or topical application:
- Newborn...1-2 drops per Ounce of Carrier Oil
- 2-6 Months...1-3 drops per Ounce of Carrier Oil
- 6-12 Months...1-4 drops per Ounce of Carrier Oil
- 1-5 Years...5-8 drops per Ounce of Carrier Oil
- 6-8 Years...5-10 drops per Ounce of Carrier Oil
- 9-11 Years...5-12 drops per Ounce of Carrier Oil
Bath Method Essential Oil drops per age:
It is important not to exceed the recommended drops and to add essential oil to a handful of crystal salt, or to 1 oz. fatty liquid such as light cream, whole milk or
carrier oil before adding to the bath. Never use undiluted essential oils in a child's bath. The following table is a guideline:
- Children age 1-2 years: 1 drop
- Children age 3-4 years:2 drops
- Children age 5-6 years:3 drops
- Children age 7-12 years: 4 drops
- Children age 13 -16 years: 6 drops
- Youth age 17 - 18 years: 6 drops
- Youth age 18 years: 6-8 drops
The oil may also be diffused for up to 20 minutes in a room with good ventilation.
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